Cannabis Research

The federal government is preparing a backup plan that would see it regulate the distribution and taxation of legal marijuana in provinces that are not ready in time for Ottawa’s July, 2018, deadline. Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau outlined the plan Monday following a two-day meeting with his provincial and territorial counterparts. Some provinces are […]

With cannabis legalization on the horizon next year, the federal government must make it easier to study the potential medical benefits of the drug and evaluate how ending prohibition might affect society, according to an open letter to politicians from dozens of the country’s leading academics and public-health researchers who study the drug. “Under widespread […]

A groundbreaking research facility which will study the medical benefits of cannabis is set to be unveiled this summer. MediPen, which launched a cannabis-based “vaporiser” last year, says it will run a “strenuous” course of clinical trials into the medicinal applications of cannabis from its 1,800sq ft site in Cardiff. The company says it will […]

The United Kingdom’s first publicly available cannabis research facility is launching this summer as MediPen Ltd. is opening an 1,800-square-foot facility which will provide a platform for individuals and companies to conduct their own medical cannabis research, the Independent reports. The UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency approved national CBD use in Oct. 2016 […]

Last week Gov. Rick Scott — back to his old, merciless self — vetoed the legislature’s effort to grant $1.1 million to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center. The funds would have been allocated for the purpose of researching medicinal marijuana. It’s a developing form of treatment that could greatly reduce the suffering of millions […]

The United Kingdom’s first publicly available cannabis research facility is launching this summer as MediPen Ltd. is opening an 1,800-square-foot facility which will provide a platform for individuals and companies to conduct their own medical cannabis research, the Independent reports. The UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency approved national CBD use in Oct. 2016 […]